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PornFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of trap, hip hop, funk and deep house as the Porn party celebrates its one year anniversary tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana.

During the night, DJs Parma, NobruBlack, Dree Beatmaker, Erik Skratch, and Ber Mc will spin the best of trap, hip hop, and funk in the subsolo (basement).

Additionally, DJs Breaking Leg’s, Marcelo Frota, and Bruna Campos spin the best of deep house above at the Fosfobar.


Clarice Falcão (Lapa)
Tonight singer and comedian Clarice Falcão will launch her newest album, Problema Meu, live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Matheus Torreão will join Falcão during the show tonight.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60

Jards Macalé (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant will present the second night of the Son Estrella Galicia project with Jards Macalé performing live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 10PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20 -R$30


Pub Crawl Lapa Loca (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time again for the Pub Crawl Lapa Loca. The meeting point to begin the crawl is at Rua Mem de Sá, 55 from 10:30 PM to 11PM. There will then be an open bar from 11:10PM to 12:10AM at Bar da Cachaça. Then from 12:20AM to 1AM there will be free entry at the next location and one free shot of tequila or caipirinha. The crawl will then arrive at 1:20AM at its final stop at Bar da Boa for the Lapa Loca party. Entry to that party will be free and pub crawlers will receive one free caipirinha.
Bar da Boa Show – 10:30 PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 69, Lapa, – Tel: 55+ 21 96579-7643 Pub Crawl / 55+ 21 96900-1721 Vicente Sauer
Entrance: R$70

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Feeling Rio with Malik Mustache (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Feeling Rio party tonight with special guests Malik Mustache. Doppler Effect, Lodeek, and RAWA will also spin during the party.
CAVE – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Porn (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for the best of trap, hip hop, funk and deep house as the Porn party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. Tonight to celebrate the party 1st anniversary, DJs Parma, NobruBlack, Dree Beatmaker, Erik Skratch, and Ber Mc will spin the best of trap, hip hop, and funk in the subsolo (basement) while DJs Breaking Leg’s, Marcelo Frota, and Bruna Campos spin the best of Deep House above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Mack Rio (Centro)
Mixing music with art and culture, the Coletivo BARTE will present the Mack Rio party at La Paz in Centro tonight. During the night, DJs Totonete, Andrei Yurievitch, Bia Marques, Gowpi and D’emmer will spin the best of funk, trap, electro, swing, Miami bass, batidão, batekoo, safadão, and more. MC Morcego and Coutex will also spin a special back-to-back set. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Catuaba Selvagem for R$10; Desperados for R$20; and Sex on the Beach for R$25.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$15 – R$50

Propaganda Rio (Botafogo)
It’s time once again for the best of indie and pop as the Propaganda Rio party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo. Tonight will be a special Mexican-themed night. DJs Bøechat, Bgolls Incrível, and Buba will spin the best of Haim, CHVRCHES, Disclosure, Twenty One Pilots, Blur, MØ, The Weekend, Kanye West, Sia, Lilly Allen, Charlie XCX, and more on the stages of the venue throughtout the night. There will be welcome shots of Absolut Peppar distributed to the first to arrive and nachos will be distributed throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – $40

Baile Carioca (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin in Ipanema presents Baile Carioca with DJ Bruno Rebello spinning the best of pop, hip-hop, funk, and samba rock.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: Entrance for women is free all night and for men is R$20 – R$50.


Trio Aba de Couro, Nelson Félix, and Fernanda Santanna (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, singer Fernanda Santanna will start off the night at Rio Scenarium with her reinterpreations of works by Chico Buarque, Baden Powell, Sérgio Sampaio, Jackson do Pandeiro, Clube da Esquina, and Novos Baianos, among others. Singer Nelson Félix will follow at 11PM with the best of contemporary samba. Finally, beginning at 3AM, Trio Aba de Couro will begin their performance of the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$45

Luiza Dionísio and Marcelle Motta
Marcelle Motta will start the night at Carioca da Gema tonight and Luiza Dionísio will follow with with her reinterpretations of sambas by Wilson Moreira and Luiz Carlos da Vila, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM, 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Lapafest (Lapa)
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Lucas de Moraes will start off the night by performing his reinterpretations of works by Zeca Pagodinho, Jorge Aragão, and Clara Nunes, among others. The bloco Picada de Primeira will then perform the best of samba, MPB, soul, and samba reggae. On the second floor during the night, the power trio Johnny’s will perform the best of international pop rock. Additionally during the night, DJs Chicote and Ailton Areas will spin the best of samba, sambalançco, funk, hip hop and electronic during show intervals. Caipirinhas will be free for all unitl 12AM.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)


Old Class @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic 80s as the band Old Class performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Hellfire @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Bands Carbona and Gramofocas will perform live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo tonight as part of the Hellfire party. Additionally during the night, DJs Theddy and Kleber and Tuma will spin.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8PM and the show is scheduled to begin at 10:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug in Copacabana provides a great selection of food and drinks, including more than thirty types of international and national beers
Mud Bug – 5PM – 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. This is a great place to watch live streaming sports, both international and national.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Ladies Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s Ladies Night at the Lord Jim Pub tonight. A DJ will spin the best of the 80s and promotions will include two-for-one specials on sparkling wine for women and tequila and Jagermeister for everyone.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 4AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$20 for women and R$25 for men.

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